ICJS – India’s first jewellery show with top retail brands under one roof!
Just before the onset of festivals and wedding season, Jewel Trendz presents India Consumer Jewellery Show (ICJS), a jewellery show exclusively designed for the admirers of high-end jewellery. ICJS is India’s first authentic jewellery centric consumer show presenting the best brands of India under one roof.
India Consumer Jewellery Show (ICJS) is a glamorous jewellery show exclusively designed for the admirers of high-end jewellery. The show is slated to be held on October 9-10-11 at Hotel Sahara Star, Near Domestic Airport, Mumbai, just before the on-set of the festive and wedding season to fulfill the never-dying love for jewellery among buyers. Unlike other B2C jewellery shows, ICJS will be exhibiting authentic precious gold, silver and diamond jewellery. Bollywood Diva Dia Mirza to grace the show among other celebs of the tinsel town.
ICJS will showcase the latest jewellery collections by some of the most renowned names from the gems and jewellery industry. The show will exhibit myriad collection of handmade gold jewellery, antique gold jewellery, ethnic gold jewellery, Rajwadi jewellery, Jadau jewellery, Meenakari jewellery, temple jewellery, Kolkata gold jewellery, designer gold and diamond jewellery among other collections. The collections to be exhibited at the show will be in sync with the upcoming festivals and wedding season.
The show is partnered by Gems and Jewellery Trade Council of India (GJTCI),
The show is hosted by Jewel Trendz Pvt. Ltd (JTPL), company is known for hosting successful thematic B2B gems and jewellery exhibition, Jewel Trendz Gems and Jewellery Show (JTGJS) at the same venue in Mumbai. JTPL aims to take the gems and jewellery industry to the next level of evolution by providing dynamic media products and innovative services. In 2014, Jewel Trendz won the GJTCI ~ Excellence Awards for Best Print Media Company. Adding one more feather to the cap, Jewel Trendz was the official knowledge partner of 6th edition of India International Jewellery Week (IIJW). In ICJS, JTPL is getting the best retail jewellers under one roof.
Renowned jewellery brands of India are coming under one roof at ICJS for the very first time to exhibit their best collection. Brands like P. N. Gadgil Jewellers, Joyalukkas, GRT Jewellers, Gitanjali, Ansaa, Dwarkadas Chandumal Jewellers, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, Jhoomers Jewels, UT Zaveri, Bhindi Jewellers (Jhunagad), Sumiraa Jewels Diamond Jewellery, Shubham Motiwala, Treasure, Cygnus, MahiKrish, Mahesh Notandas, RB Exports, CKC Jewellers, Waman Hari Pethe, GIA India among others.
Retailers with ICJS
P. N. Gadgil Jewellers
Profile: Pune-based P.N. Gadgil Jewellers Pvt Ltd. is a customer centric brand that has been crafting unique masterpieces for past 183 years and carries its brand on values of signifies loyalty, purity, service and quality. Currently P.N. Gadgil Jewellers Pvt Ltd. has a presence of total 20 stores, out of which 18 stores are operational in Maharashtra, Goa and Madhya Pradesh, one store located in Los Angeles and one store in Dubai. Further the company has colossal plans for the expansion of its traditionally owned family business and intends to take these Indian roots and traditions to the global level by spreading its operations across various cities in Bahrain, Qatar, Oman as well as other territories in the US.
Mr. Saurabh Gadgil, Managing Director, P. N. Gadgil Jewellers Pvt Ltd, has been instrumental in the growth of PNG and has transformed the image of P. N. Gadgil Jewellers Pvt Ltd completely. Being the sixth generation entrepreneur of the PNG family, he is deeply rooted with the traditions of the family and is also an innovative business man who has a vision to take the business to the whole new level.
Awards & Accolades: Mr. Saurabh Gadgil won an award ‘Emerging Retailer of the year’ at the Indian Retail Awards 2015 as recognition for his acumen into the strategic advances and growth of the P. N. Gadgil Jewellery brand. He has also been honored with a prestigious award ‘Utkrishta Udyog Netrutva’ by Nirvana Foundation as gratitude towards his outstanding contributions in Maharashtra. With his go-getter attitude and high ambitions, the brand recently won three awards namely ‘Emerging Brand Award’, ‘Brand Revitalization Award’ and ‘Marketing Excellence in Gems & Jewellery Sector’ at the National Award for Marketing Excellence 2015. Furthermore, Mr. Gadgil is now appointed as the Vice President of India Bullion & Jewellers Association (IBJA) and shall be a part of all policy decisions to be taken and shall contribute towards the development and regulation of the bullion & jewellery industry.
Specialise in: All types of gold, diamond and silver jewellery
Outlets at: Pune, Mumbai, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Ahmednagar, Solapur, Indore, Goa, Nanded, Panvel, Chandrapur, Dubai and California
Profile: Mr. G. Rajendran founded GRT Jewellers in 1964 in the then fast-growing shopping hub of Chennai (formerly Madras). With complete focus on customer satisfaction, GRT soon became a household name in Chennai, gaining popularity for the purity of its ornaments, wide choice of designs and customer delight. Gradually, company started expanding their retail presence in the city. GRT’s move to the next level is being steered by G. Rajendran’s sons, G. R. Anantha Padmanabhan and G. R. Radhakrishnan; whose relentless pursuit after growth and passion for the jewellery business, resulted in the birth of showrooms in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Tirupati, Visakhapatnam, Hosur, Kumbakonam, Madurai, Tiruvallur, Trichy, Virudhachalam, Puducherry, etc.
Awards & Accolades: GRT is credited to bag several recognitions in India and global levels. Awards and accolades have been an important part of the GRT Jewellers success story. The company has won ‘BIS No.1 in South India for Purity of 916 Gold’ by Bureau of Indian Standards. De Beers awarded GRT as Best Diamond Showroom for four years. The company is awarded as the ‘No.1 Platinum Retail Outlet in India’ by Platinum Guild International (PGI). GRT also won ‘Best Bridal Jewellery’ presented by NDTV Hindu Lifestyle Awards. IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards gave GRT ‘Best Necklace Design’ and ‘Best Earring Design’ awards. They have also won ‘Regional Retailer of the Year South’ presented by IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards. Retailer Jeweller India Awards felicitated GRT with ‘India’s Elite Circle of Excellence’ awards. They have also received ‘Special Recognition Award’ by The National Cyber Safety & Security Standards.
Specialise in: All types of jewellery in gold, diamond, platinum, silver, ruby, emerald, Navratna stones, coral and pearl.
Outlets at: Chennai, Tirupathi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Visakapatnam, Hosur, Tiruvallur, Trichy, Madurai, Puducherry, Virudhachalam, Kumbakonam, Thanjavur, Guntur, Gajuwaka, Mayiladuthurai, Thiruvannamalai, Dubai, Dharmapuri, Erode
Profile: Founded as a single company cutting and polishing diamonds for the jewellery trade at Surat, Gujarat, in 1966, the Gitanjali Group became, many times over, a pioneer among major diamond and jewellery houses. First major diamond and jewellery house to be launched and run by modern entrepreneurs rather than dynastic jewellers. An authorised DTC Sightholder and loyal customer – and a modern multinational business run on innovative insights. Has the distinction of producing the world’s smallest heart shaped diamond (0.03 carat), and developing some 25 patented facet patterns. Besides changing the face of manufacture, broke the mould of traditional jewellery marketing: it abandoned jewellery trade convention by launching multiple brands for multiple markets and price segments. Opened up distribution via superstores, department stores and other retail outlets at MRP, supported by international certifications of scientifically tested purity and authenticity, across India and in the world’s jewellery capitals. Even markets branded jewellery directly by mail order catalogue.
Awards & Accolades: Gitanjali won over 50 awards from the Ministry of Commerce, India for outstanding exports of diamond and jewellery, is today over $3000 million multinational group, and a publicly listed entity. Gitanjali Gems has received the B. G. Deshmukh Corporate Social Responsibility Special Jury Award 2013 from MCCIA (Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture) for its various CSR Activities. It has also won the award for the ‘Best Indian in the U.S. in Gems & Jewelry’ at the Indo-American Corporate Excellence (I-ACE) Awards in 2013.
Specialise in: Offers jewellery in diverse styles: traditional, international classic, and casual. For consumers of all age groups, tastes and budgets. With a growing hamper of brands, some already global, and each targeted to specific consumer and market segments.
Outlets at: Operations span the globe, all the way from USA, UK, Belgium, Italy and the Middle East to Thailand, South East Asia China, and Japan.
Profile: A brand known to give new dimensions to the Indian traditional jewellery, Ansaa is a renowned name in the gems and jewellery industry. Incepted by Kantilal P. Shah in 1997, Ansaa has been a global trendsetter. The unique design created by the brand has won the company several national and international awards. Shah with his knowledge and expertise creates designs that exhibits passion and leaves everyone mesmerized. Having made a distinctive mark in the field of finest handcrafted splendid jewellery, Ansaa offers the best in Indian contemporary jewellery to their patrons.
Awards & Accolades: Won several national and international awards for their designs. Ansaa has consecutively won 8 times at the Solitaire International Design Awards from 2004 to 2011.
Specialise in: Handcrafted designer jewellery, Indian contemporary jewellery, wooden jewellery, oil painted jewellery, couture jewellery etc.
Outlets at: Mumbai
Dwarkadas Chandumal Jewellers
Profile: Synonymous with magnificence and grandeur, Dwarkadas Chandumal Jewellers have been weaving magic with a style that has panache written all over it. Knowing well that wisdom comes with age, five decades have brought the brand a long way from its origins in 1958. With design sensibilities that set this long-standing brand apart from its respected contemporaries, it is a marriage of originality and perfect craftsmanship that position this brand in the heart of its satiated customers. With a huge and diverse collection designed to propagate their “Larger than Life” theory, the brand aims to leave every customer with a token of timeless excellence. Dwarkadas Chandumal Jewellers have been a veteran brand in the jewellery export as well as import business for decades and have received a nod of appreciation from one and all. “Our relentless endeavour to achieve excellence guides our dedication and devotion towards crafting designs that honour the true exquisiteness that jewellery should have. Our vision? A solid belief in setting trends and making the wearer feel like the diamond that she adorns – strong and radiant.”
Awards & Accolades: Dwarkadas Chandumal Jewellers won ‘Diamond Vivah Jewellery of the Year’ at the Retail Jeweller India Awards 2015. The company also won an award in the Avant Garde category at the prestigious Artisan Awards 2015. Gems and Jewellery Trade Council of India (GJTCI) felicitated the company with the award for Excellence in Bridal and Couture Jewellery.
Specialise in: The brand’s collection of attractive diamond studded, polki (uncut) and ethnic gold jewellery is full of personality and feminine modernity with a finger on the retail pulse. Dwarkadas Chandumal Jewellers also specialises in contemporary diamond jewellery which is made of gold, diamonds and colourful precious stones.
Outlets at: Mumbai
Malabar Gold & Diamonds
Profile: Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one of the most trusted jewellery brands is the flagship company of the Malabar Group of Companies, a fastest growing business conglomerate of India. Malabar Gold & Diamonds is a trendsetter in the retail gold industry having over 135 showrooms across India, Singapore and the GCC. We sell only BIS Hallmarked 916 Gold, IGI Certified Diamond jewellery, PGI certified Platinum jewellery and hallmarked silver jewellery. All products come with a detailed and transparent price tag with details like gross weight, stone weight, making charge, stone charge and net weight. Our value-added services include lifelong free maintenance, one-year free insurance coverage and buy-back guarantee for all ornaments.
Awards & Accolades: Malabar Gold & Diamonds wins Retail ME award as the ‘Most Admired Retailer’. The company is also credited to strike a hat trick for excellence by winning Superbrand status 3 times in o row in 2015. It has also won the ‘Best Retail Chain of the Year’ award in 2013. Among several awards for their CSR activities, Malabar Gold & Diamonds is a Guiness World Records holder for the longest chain that measures 5,522 m and was achieved by Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group in association with the company in Dubai, 2015.
Specialise in: All type of jewellery in Gold, Diamond, Platinum and Solitaire
Outlets at: Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, West Bengal, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Malaysia
Profile: Jhoomer is a designer jewelry boutique specializing in exciting fine diamond jewelry.
As the word Jhoomer signifies something precious and ornamental, we strive to bring to you the most exquisite in jewelry design. Jhoomer Jewels bring out the best craftsmanship in its products, tastefully combining diamonds with different gemstones, textures and finishes. Jhoomer Jewels is a freshly established brand started by Anjali Kharkia Rach. Anjali graduated from NIFT, Gandhinagar in 2011 with a specialization in Jewelry Design and Manufacturing. She has also multiplied her expertise in diamonds from GIA, Newyork. Gaining experience in different jewelry markets in Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Bombay,Anjali is now geared up to take forward her own jewelry establishment. We, at Jhoomer cater to the needs of all women who are out there to make a statement that is artistic, exquisite and experimental. A Jhoomer Woman is one who seeks elegance, prestige and class in her jewelry. Jhoomer revels in the fact that it runs its own manufacturing unit, which enables our customers to customize their jewelry to any extent. We at Jhoomer bring life to your jewelry by capturing the natural forms and folds in a piece and making it three dimensional instead of letting it lie flat. Jhoomer’s Bow is a knot of promise that we make with all our customers, a promise of quality and trust that we deliver through every product. Our hallmarked jewelry pieces ensure that our customers get a quality product that they can trust for life.
Awards & Accolades: With an experimental bent, Ms. Anjali Kharkia Rach is set to present exquisite pieces that will be acclaimed nationally and internationally.
Specialise in: With a range of materials that Jhoomer uses in its Jewelry, we bring to you all types of jewelry pieces starting from rings, pendants and earrings to bracelets, necklaces and brooches. Jhoomer also specializes in bridal jewelry trousseau like Kamarbandhs, Bajubandhs, Mang-tika and Hathphool. By giving you an option of detachable jewelry pieces, Jhoomer gives you an option of wearing a single jewelry piece in multiple ways. This ensures that your jewelry will never remain as just a locker piece!
Outlets at: Mumbai
Bhindi Jewellers (Jhunagad)
Profile: Bhindi Jewellers is a well known name in the world of Designer Jewelry. Company is based in Junagadh, Gujrat. Jewelry designing is a delicate business and we have quite a lot experience in this business. We firmly believe in satisfying our customers with the exclusive designs of our Jewelry. We have a huge clientele who trust us for buying precious jewelry for important occasions like marriage. The wedding jewellery Collection is ethnic and sophisticated. The company caters to all kind of Jewelry requirements and our custom made Jewelry is sure to satisfy your urge to buy delicately designed ornaments.
Awards & Accolades: The designer products especially the bridal jewellery collection, bangles, earrings, etc. are appreciated throughout the world. The company is recognized for their craftsmanship by renowned organizations all-over India and abroad. Their endeavors to create beautiful Ornaments for decorating the modern Indian brides have earned them lots of awards and recognitions.
Specialise in: Pendant sets, fashionable bangles, designer bracelets, earrings, rings, necklace sets, bridal jewellery sets, etc.
Outlets at: Jhunagad, Gujarat
Sumiraa Jewels Diamond Jewellery
Profile: Established in 2012, Sumiraa has been contributing an array of interesting products to the high end couture jewellery sector in India. Sumiraa Jewels is a brand of Swarnshilp Chains & Jewellers Pvt. Ltd (Zaveri Bazar-Mumbai). As an organization, Sumiraa believes and adheres to our core values – the spirit of teamwork and a pursuit of perfection. Unique and original design is the strength of the company. The creations of Sumiraa characterize passion, individuality and style. All our crafting is done in our in-house manufacturing facility. Company combines the knowledge of the master goldsmith, with the latest in international technology to develop a product of high quality & finish. All the pieces come with a Certificate of Guarantee. At Sumiraa Jewellery, they focus on providing a superior product at competitive prices. Our tradition of service is aimed at satisfying our customers’ requirement to the fullest.
Awards & Accolades: The artistic diamond creation created by Sumiraa is widely appreciated and recognized nationally and internationally. The craftsmanship of Sumiraa has earned them numerous awards and accolades.
Specialise in: All types of diamond jewellery
Outlets at: Mumbai
Profile: Treasure offers luxury jewellery pieces that spell elegance & panache like never before. From extravagant and elegant wedding jewellery to thoughtful gift compilation, the store have something splendid in store for everyone. Company is also associated with guest jewellery designers who create stunning creations for our special editions. Treasure is noted for our diversified portfolio of jewellery. Their creations are adored by women across India, and praised for the combination of precious and innovative materials and the fusion of classic and contemporary design.
Awards & Accolades: Treasure is a member of prestigious organisations, namely The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) and All India Gems and Jewellery Federation (GJF). Our exquisite diamond products are certified by ‘highly respected & renowned gemological laboratories, while our gold products are hallmarked by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
Specialise in: Diamond, Gold, Rajwadi or Jadau, Saptapadi and HongKong jewellery collection
Outlets at: Mumbai
Profile: Cygnus comes to you from the house of *Laxmi Diamond, started in the year 1972. A DTC Sight holder, Laxmi Diamond is one of the most dynamic diamond and jewellery companies in the world. It is also one of world’s largest exporters of polished diamonds. Cygnus signifies the pure constellation of stars in a swan formation and epitomizes the woman of today, representing class, confidence and zeal. Launched in July 2003, it is a skillfully crafted jewelry range in 22kt, 18kt and 14kt gold with the finest choice of diamonds. There is one to suit every occasion, taste and lifestyle. Whether you want light daily wear jewelry, high-end stylish design or ethnic and bridal wear, Cygnus has it all. An incredible mix of exquisite craftsmanship and state of the art manufacturing technology each piece of Cygnus jewellery is unique, ultra-fine and a cut above the rest. Each product is certified and sold with Cygnus Warranty Card, as a token of trust. The packaging is done with utmost care, giving your jewellery all the protection and safety it deserves, preserving its stunning look and freshness for years. Being one of the largest distributed brands in India, you will find Cygnus fine Jewellery in Exclusive Brand Outlet, Lifestyle stores as well as with the traditional jewellers.
Awards & Accolades: The Success of Laxmi Diamond and Cygnus is evident in the various Awards received for excellence and has proved to be a cut above the rest. For the eighth consecutive time (1999 – 2006), the GJEPC award for being the “Second-Largest Exporter of Diamonds from India” has been conferred on us.
Specialise in: Skillfully crafted jewelry range in 22kt, 18kt and 14kt gold with the finest choice of diamonds.
Outlets at: Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai, Surat and Noida
Profile: Retail chain of renowned manufacturer and wholesaler Jewel Darshan, MahiKrish specializes in designer necklace and pendant sets. With a strong networking throughout India, the company creates designs that match the taste and preference of the consumers. The company is known for creating theme-based designs that have been appreciated widely by the jewellery lovers.
Awards & Accolades: The highly skilled craftsmanship and ethnic designs are well appreciated by the consumers and spectators of the industry. The creations of the brand have won several awards and recognitions on different platforms.
Specialise in: Designer necklace and pendant sets
Outlets at: Mumbai
Waman Hari Pethe
Profile: The history of flawless reputation, glowing image and strong goodwill of over 100 years. Two brothers, Ganesh Hari Pethe and Waman Hari Pethe, with dreams at heart and vision beyond centuries, in the year 1909 started their 1st Jewellery Showroom at Girgaon, the very heart of Mumbai. Their dedication, devotion and transparent trade practices made the venture a huge success. In year 1960 Shreedhar Ganesh Pethe opened a new showroom at Dadar, then the emerging business center of Mumbai. A young, dynamic entrepreneur Subodh Suhas Pethe, with vision par excellence, realized the importance of expanding the boundaries of business and opened a showroom at Thane in year 1996. In the year 2003, Subodh Pethe independently took over the Thane showroom named it Waman Hari Pethe Sons (WHPS). Under his able leadership today WHPS has total of twelve showrooms located at Dadar(East), Thane, Dombivli, Ghatkopar, Kalyan, Bhandup, Pune (Laxmi RD), Aurangabad, Ghodbunder Road, Panvel, Solapur and Chinchwad. WHPS has no more remained a traditional Pedhi, but with its dedicated team of professionals, it caters to the demands of retail clients as well as hundreds of corporate companies. A perfect blend of tradition and modernity, WHPS is all set to reach new horizons.
Awards & Accolades: Waman Hari Pethe recently won the Paramparik Jewellery Award –West at GJF’s NJA 2015. The company is also credited to win ‘Best Diamond Jewellery of the Year 2013’ award in GJF’s NJA among other noted awards.
Specialise in: All types of gold and diamond jewellery
Outlets at: Mumbai, Thane, Aurangabad, Pune, Kalyan, Raigad, Solapur,
C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons
Profile: The house of C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons
is, today, considered as one of the world’s finest Heritage Jewellers. With a legacy dating back to 1869, C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons has been a jeweller to the British, to the Royal Houses of India and is today, a preferred partner to leaders in fashion and fine jewellery.
Cotha Krishniah Chetty started by selling coloured beads to the British residents of the then Cantonment in Bangalore. Later, the firm was commissioned to craft designs inspired in Great Britain. The British and Indian Armies then placed orders for Infantry gear, swords, breast plates and more. The Royal Houses placed running orders for their Palaces from life-size perambulators, turban ornaments, keys to monuments and buildings, jewellery, memontoes and regalia with the symbol of His Highness the Maharaja of Mysore. The Maharaja of Sandur,The Maharaja of Tranvancore, The Nizam of Hyderabad, The Nawab of Savanur, The Maharaja of Dhranghdhra and more were among the 20 erstwhile kingdoms as famous clients.The family operated and well-run private limited company today operates with a vision of being a highly respected jeweller providing consistent and legendary services to the clients. The mission is to satisfy the highest expectations of every client, in a relationship that can span generations. The directors of the company today hold respectable positions in society, in trade, and continue the rich legacy of the past.
Awards & Accolades: The key achievement of C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons includes the launch of DeBeers, the world’s leading producer of finished diamonds in India in association with the company. C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons has, over generations, won accolades & awards from different realms. The company received the ‘Best Window Display in India’ award, the ‘Lifetime Contribution to the Jewellery Industry’ award and the ‘Best Retail Showroom in India’ award. In addition, Star Retailer conferred the honour of ‘Luxury Retailer of the Year’ on C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons.
Specialise in: Gold, Silver, Diamond & Platinum Jewellery Silverware and Coloured Gemstones
Outlets at: Bangalore
Profile: The Joyalukkas Group has rapidly expanded its foothold all over the globe since its inception in 1987. The Group has grown tremendously, with over 10 million customers, employing a highly committed and satisfied team of over 6,000 people in 10 countries. The phenomenal success of Joyalukkas has been driven by an unstinting commitment to quality, a fact that has been widely recognised. Currently the Joyalukkas Group operations include Jewellery, Money Exchange, Luxury Air Charter, Fashion & Silks & Malls. The Group’s vision is to ‘enhance lifestyle’s’ and all businesses the group is currently involved in works towards this vision. The Joyalukkas Group has also always believed that the people and the community within which it operates are the cornerstones for its success and as such is actively involved in CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) activities across the world. Joyalukkas consistently undertakes various programs to help the needy and encourages causes that benefit the society.
Awards & Accolades: Joyalukkas jewellery was the first jewellery retailer to be awarded the prestigious ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 certification. This was only the beginning for the series of achievements that followed. They are also the jewellery chain to be conferred with the honour of the Retailer of the Year in the Middle East. In addition, Joyalukkas has the distinction of being awarded the Dubai Quality Awards Certification by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Significantly, the jewellery retail chain is the only jeweller to have been awarded the Superbrand status in the UAE for six consecutive years, from 2010 to 2015.
Specialise in: Gold, Diamond, Pearl, Precious Stones
Outlets at: Kerala, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Haryana, Delhi, Gujarat, Kolkata, Singapore, Malaysia, United Kingdom, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain
Profile: For more than 80 years, GIA (Gemological Institute of America) has helped educate the public on gemstone properties, value factors, what to look for when buying gems and much more. The global public benefit institute carries out its mission of ensuring the public trust in gems and jewellery through research discoveries, education, laboratory services and instrument development. In fact, GIA is the creator of the famous 4Cs (colour, cut, clarity and carat weight) of diamond quality, which today is recognized by virtually every professional jeweller in the world. The Institute also created other gemstone standards such as GIA’s Coloured Stone Grading System and the GIA 7 Pearl Value Factors™. GIA grading and identification reports are independent third party assessments (meaning they are not affiliated with any retailer or manufacturer) of gemstone quality. Members of the public may submit their diamonds, coloured stones and pearls to GIA’s laboratory in Mumbai for grading and evaluation. For those passionate about gems and jewellery, GIA offers a variety of courses designed for hobbyists, professionals and consumers alike. From gemology and jewellery design to merchandising and sales, students can choose a course that suits their interest and earn a globally recognized diploma. Known worldwide as the “The Harvard of Gems and Jewellery,” GIA has educated more than 350,000 around the world. A GIA education offers specialized curriculums, highly trained instructors and a global network of alumni, including many Indian celebrity jewellers and jewellery designers.
Awards & Accolades: GIA works with esteemed Indian trade organisations such as the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) and the All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) and many regional trade associations to support the industry and ensure convenient access to its services.
Specialise in: GIA offers globally recognised programmes in gemology and design, as well as classes in retail sales. It also offers laboratory services.
Outlets at: Mumbai, New Delhi, Jaipur and Surat
Profile: The company offers high-quality products, competitive prices and prompt delivery. Your satisfaction is always our first concern.
Awards & Accolades: U. T. Zaveri has earned several awards and recognitions for delivering the best quality products since the time of their inception.
Specialise in: Exclusive gold and diamond designer jewellery
Outlets at: Mumbai
Profile: Janvi Jewels specializes in varied range of products and believes in crafting contemporary designs that are appreciated by all age-groups in the society. From being a leading exporter of gold lockets, gold mangalsutra, earring, cufflinks, diamond rings, gold jewellery sets, etc the company is also foraying into retailing.
Awards & Accolades: The unique designs created by the company have won several accolades and awards in the industry. Janvi Jewels plans to continue creating designs of prime interest to the consumers and win more awards in the future.
Specialise in: Gold lockets, gold mangalsutra, gold earrings, gold cufflinks, gold diamond ring, gold jewelry sets
Outlets at: Mumbai
Jaganath Gangaram Pednekar Jewellers
Profile: Jaganath Gangaram Pednekar Jewellers Pvt. Ltd. was established in 1965 by Shri Jagganath Gangaram Pednekar. Born in a small village named Talawade near Ratnagiri in Maharashtra on 15th July 1939, Shri J. G. Pednekar always dreamt of achieving something extraordinary. In 1958 he came to Mumbai and took up a job as a goldsmith. His hard work paid off and he soon bough his own shop in 1965 at Dadar West, the heart of Mumbai. In 1993 he expanded his endeavor by adding a new shop, Anand Jagannath Pednekar Jewellers, at Ranade Road, Dadar (W). Over the years he lent his voice against the Gold Control Act and won the case single handedly. In 2007 he bought another shop close to the two other shops. By now Jaganath Gangaram Pednekar Jewellers Pvt. Ltd. was a well recognized jewellery brand in Dadar and the surrounding areas. Customers from as far as Thane and new Mumbai would especially travel down to Dadar to purchase their ornaments from Jaganath Gangaram Pednekar Jewellers. Taking a cue from growing market in Mumbai’s suburbs, Mr. Anand Pednekar, the dynamic son of Shri J. G. Pednekar, opened a new store at Vashi in 2009 and in Dombivali in 2011. Soon he plans to inaugurate another shop at Panvel in 2013. Today Jaganath Gangaram Pednekar Jewellers consists of a chain of 5 stores, each located at prime area.
Awards & Accolades: Shri Jagganath Gangaram Pednekar was honored with many awards during his lifetime. Some of the significant ones are Udyog Shri, Udyog Ratna and Udyog Tirtha by the Government of Maharashtra. He received posthumously the Lifetime Achievement Award announced by GJF in 2010.
Specialise in: All types of diamond jewellery
Outlets at: Mumbai